Veterans with a service connected disability and an employment handicap may be eligible to use educational benefits under the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program, Chapter 31.
Eligibility requirements include a discharge other than dishonorable, a service-connected disability rating of at least 10% or a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the VA. Applicants must also be evaluated by a VA Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.
Additional services provided by Voc-Rehab include job-seeking skills, resume building, on the job training and apprenticeships, financial assistance for college, and independent living services for veterans who are too disabled to work.
Download the VA’s Chapter 31 Fact Sheet for more information about this program.